The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 327 344 323
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs citing BGP 972 874 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.76% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.32% 4.20% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 815 710 702
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 917 £52,500 +5.00% 84
London +51 440 £55,000 +2.80% 41
South East +55 234 £50,000 +14.94% 24
City of London +11 121 £56,500 +7.61% 10
Berkshire +31 106 £55,000 +22.22% 10
West Midlands +34 77 £54,500 +14.73% 2
Birmingham +43 67 £55,000 +15.78%
Reading +4 60 £50,000 - 9
East of England -2 58 £50,000 - 7
Surrey +27 45 £45,000 +32.35% 5
South West +1 43 £45,000 +26.76% 3
Hampshire +14 39 £50,000 +29.87% 4
Yorkshire -93 33 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West +21 27 £52,500 +38.15% 5
Wiltshire +17 24 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Wales -5 23 £47,500 +24.18% 4
South Wales -11 23 £47,500 +24.18% 4
Cambridgeshire +27 22 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Cardiff -3 21 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Basingstoke +25 20 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 18 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Scotland +4 17 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Hertfordshire -7 17 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Cheshire +19 16 £80,000 +100.00% 1
West Yorkshire -104 16 £50,000 +17.64%
Northwich - 16 £80,000 -
Cambridge +21 14 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Salisbury - 14 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +8 13 £52,500 -5.40%
North Yorkshire +4 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 1676 (88.49%) Cisco
2 1495 (78.93%) OSPF
3 1340 (70.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1142 (60.30%) Firewall
5 993 (52.43%) CCNP
6 973 (51.37%) MPLS
7 791 (41.76%) WAN
8 770 (40.65%) LAN
9 731 (38.60%) Juniper
10 728 (38.44%) VPN
11 694 (36.64%) Cisco ASA
12 691 (36.48%) EIGRP
13 590 (31.15%) TCP/IP
14 569 (30.04%) Data Centre
15 559 (29.51%) Cisco Nexus
16 558 (29.46%) F5
17 505 (26.66%) CCNA
18 489 (25.82%) CheckPoint
19 414 (21.86%) Linux
20 409 (21.59%) CCIE
21 390 (20.59%) DNS
22 384 (20.27%) Network Security
23 378 (19.96%) Cisco IOS
24 370 (19.54%) IPsec
25 336 (17.74%) VLAN
26 333 (17.58%) Load Balancing
27 325 (17.16%) HSRP
28 322 (17.00%) Telecoms
29 316 (16.68%) Wireless
30 299 (15.79%) Finance

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (2.43%) Lync
2 43 (2.27%) Apache
3 34 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 27 (1.43%) nginx
5 25 (1.32%) Confluence
6 23 (1.21%) MediaWiki
7 13 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.53%) MTS
10 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.32%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.16%) Jetty
14 2 (0.11%) IIS
14 2 (0.11%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 141 (7.44%) MS Visio
2 127 (6.71%) MS Excel
3 56 (2.96%) MS Office
4 27 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) MS Project
5 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.69%) IaaS
3 8 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.37%) SaaS
4 7 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (0.32%) PaaS
6 5 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.053%) Office 365
9 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1495 (78.93%) OSPF
2 1142 (60.30%) Firewall
3 973 (51.37%) MPLS
4 791 (41.76%) WAN
5 770 (40.65%) LAN
6 728 (38.44%) VPN
7 694 (36.64%) Cisco ASA
8 691 (36.48%) EIGRP
9 590 (31.15%) TCP/IP
10 559 (29.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 390 (20.59%) DNS
12 384 (20.27%) Network Security
13 378 (19.96%) Cisco IOS
14 370 (19.54%) IPsec
15 336 (17.74%) VLAN
16 325 (17.16%) HSRP
17 316 (16.68%) Wireless
18 282 (14.89%) VoIP
19 211 (11.14%) Spanning Tree
20 201 (10.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (3.80%) MySQL
2 37 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 17 (0.90%) SQL Server
5 7 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.21%) Big Data
7 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.053%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 37 (1.95%) Subversion
3 36 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 34 (1.80%) Jenkins
5 26 (1.37%) Hudson
6 25 (1.32%) JIRA
7 8 (0.42%) Maven
8 1 (0.053%) GCC
General
1 322 (17.00%) Telecoms
2 299 (15.79%) Finance
3 111 (5.86%) Banking
4 50 (2.64%) Marketing
5 48 (2.53%) Retail
6 34 (1.80%) Games
7 31 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 24 (1.27%) Back Office
9 21 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.90%) Legal
11 17 (0.90%) French Language
12 16 (0.84%) Electronics
13 15 (0.79%) Law
13 15 (0.79%) German Language
14 13 (0.69%) Online Betting
15 11 (0.58%) Publishing
16 10 (0.53%) Advertising
17 8 (0.42%) Billing
17 8 (0.42%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1052 (55.54%) Network Engineer
2 355 (18.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 200 (10.56%) Consultant
4 119 (6.28%) Network Consultant
5 107 (5.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 106 (5.60%) Architect
7 99 (5.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 87 (4.59%) Senior Consultant
9 85 (4.49%) Analyst
9 85 (4.49%) Network Support
10 81 (4.28%) Network Architect
10 81 (4.28%) Network Analyst
11 80 (4.22%) Security Engineer
12 76 (4.01%) Support Engineer
13 66 (3.48%) Network Security Engineer
14 59 (3.12%) Operations Engineer
15 52 (2.75%) Administrator
15 52 (2.75%) Network Support Engineer
16 50 (2.64%) Network Manager
17 48 (2.53%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (4.28%) 802.1X
2 52 (2.75%) CSS
3 17 (0.90%) LAMP
4 10 (0.53%) XMPP
4 10 (0.53%) ISPF
5 9 (0.48%) Web Services
6 8 (0.42%) SOAP
7 5 (0.26%) HTML
8 4 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.21%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.16%) Sensu
9 3 (0.16%) OLE
10 2 (0.11%) RESTful
10 2 (0.11%) FreeSWITCH
10 2 (0.11%) WebSockets
10 2 (0.11%) COM
11 1 (0.053%) XML
11 1 (0.053%) RSS
11 1 (0.053%) Middleware
11 1 (0.053%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 569 (30.04%) Data Centre
2 96 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 45 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 28 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 27 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (1.32%) Eurex
8 23 (1.21%) Wiki
9 22 (1.16%) Hedge funds
10 18 (0.95%) Online Games
11 17 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (0.79%) IPTV
13 14 (0.74%) Smartphone
14 13 (0.69%) PKI
14 13 (0.69%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.58%) Online Banking
15 11 (0.58%) Clustering
16 9 (0.48%) Statistics
17 8 (0.42%) Data Integration
18 7 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 414 (21.86%) Linux
2 230 (12.14%) Windows
3 190 (10.03%) UNIX
4 53 (2.80%) CentOS
5 44 (2.32%) Ubuntu
6 40 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (2.11%) Solaris
7 29 (1.53%) Debian
8 21 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.16%) VMS
13 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.11%) HPUX
15 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (17.58%) Load Balancing
2 287 (15.15%) Network Design
2 287 (15.15%) ITIL
3 222 (11.72%) Network Management
4 139 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 135 (7.13%) Service Delivery
6 132 (6.97%) Network Monitoring
7 125 (6.60%) Project Management
8 107 (5.65%) Change Management
9 101 (5.33%) Mentoring
10 98 (5.17%) Incident Management
11 90 (4.75%) Capacity Planning
11 90 (4.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 65 (3.43%) Migration
13 62 (3.27%) Network Architecture
14 55 (2.90%) Change Control
15 54 (2.85%) Capacity Management
16 50 (2.64%) Configuration Management
16 50 (2.64%) E-Commerce
17 49 (2.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (7.81%) Perl
2 120 (6.34%) Python
3 73 (3.85%) Ruby
3 73 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 56 (2.96%) PHP
5 45 (2.38%) Java
6 39 (2.06%) C
7 36 (1.90%) SQL
8 27 (1.43%) Tcl
9 25 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 17 (0.90%) C#
11 11 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.32%) VB
12 6 (0.32%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.26%) C++
14 3 (0.16%) Ada
15 2 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1340 (70.75%) Cisco Certification
2 993 (52.43%) CCNP
3 505 (26.66%) CCNA
4 409 (21.59%) CCIE
5 164 (8.66%) Degree
6 139 (7.34%) CCDP
7 130 (6.86%) Security Cleared
8 102 (5.39%) CCSA
9 101 (5.33%) CCIP
10 87 (4.59%) CCSE
11 77 (4.07%) SC Cleared
12 56 (2.96%) CCSP
13 55 (2.90%) Check Point Certification
14 52 (2.75%) JNCIA
15 49 (2.59%) JNCIP
16 46 (2.43%) CCDA
17 36 (1.90%) JNCIS
18 27 (1.43%) JNCIE
19 24 (1.27%) DV Cleared
20 22 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (8.76%) SLA
2 31 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.58%) COBIT
5 10 (0.53%) QA
6 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 217 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 34 (1.80%) iptables
4 29 (1.53%) VMware ESX
5 26 (1.37%) XenServer
6 25 (1.32%) Postfix
6 25 (1.32%) Samba
7 23 (1.21%) Xen
8 22 (1.16%) vSphere
9 16 (0.84%) Hyper-V
9 16 (0.84%) KVM
10 14 (0.74%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.48%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.32%) XenApp
13 6 (0.32%) Firmware
14 5 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.21%) Ceph
15 4 (0.21%) NFS
16 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 75 (3.96%) FortiGate
2 73 (3.85%) Nagios
3 63 (3.33%) Puppet
4 50 (2.64%) Cacti
5 45 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
6 43 (2.27%) ZABBIX
6 43 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 37 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
7 37 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (1.58%) Cisco Prime
9 23 (1.21%) Cisco LMS
9 23 (1.21%) Opsview
9 23 (1.21%) HP NNM
10 22 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
11 21 (1.11%) Ansible
11 21 (1.11%) OpenView
12 17 (0.90%) Salt
13 16 (0.84%) SELinux
13 16 (0.84%) OpenNMS
14 11 (0.58%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1676 (88.49%) Cisco
2 731 (38.60%) Juniper
3 558 (29.46%) F5
4 489 (25.82%) CheckPoint
5 289 (15.26%) VMware
6 212 (11.19%) Microsoft
7 133 (7.02%) Riverbed
8 130 (6.86%) HP
9 103 (5.44%) SolarWinds
10 91 (4.80%) Fortinet
10 91 (4.80%) Citrix
11 69 (3.64%) Red Hat
12 49 (2.59%) Avaya
13 44 (2.32%) Dell
14 41 (2.16%) Blue Coat
15 39 (2.06%) Nokia
16 37 (1.95%) Aruba
17 36 (1.90%) Brocade
18 35 (1.85%) Bloomberg
19 29 (1.53%) ProCurve
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Pluse Share Options
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive with benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34 - £37 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + .
Posted: 2 days ago